List of books I read recently:

Database Connection Constants (ONLINE SERVER) Nov–21"Renegades: Born in the USA" by Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen (2021)

Nov–21"Forever Young: A Memoir" by Hayley Mills (2021)

Nov–21"Indian School Days" by Basil H. Johnston (1988)
"Johnston has created a story that radiates compassion, humor, and hope."

Aug–21"Qigong Meditation: Embryonic Breathing {Part I Foundations}" by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming (2003)

Apr–21"How to Avoid a Climate Disaster:  The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need" by Bill Gates (2021)

Apr–21"The New Climate War:  The Fight to Take Back Our Planet" by Michael E. Mann (2021)
"the climate crisis"

Mar–21"Brother Robert:  Growing Up with Robert Johnson" by Annye C Anderson and Preston Lauterbach (2020)
The life and afterlife of bluesman Robert Johnson (1911-1938) told by his nonagenarian stepsister

Mar–21"A Promised Land" by Barack Obama (2020)
A mighty fine book.

Feb–21"Becoming {Audiobook}" by Michelle Obama (2018)
Michelle Obama's autobiography - read by her

Jan–21"To Speak for the Trees: My Life's Journey from Ancient Celtic Wisdom to a Healing Vision of the Forest" by Diana Beresford-Kroeger (2019)
biodiversity, “mother” trees,

Dec–20"The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz" by Erik Larson (2020)
"On Winston Churchill's first day as the UK Prime Minister, Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium."

Oct–20"Calico Joe" by John Grisham (2012)
A novel.

Jul–20"The Archipelago of Hope: Wisdom and Resilience from the Edge of Climate Change" by Gleb Raygorodetsky (2017)
"What makes Indigenous communities uniquely valuable in the global quest for climate change solutions is that they are where the traditional practices and understanding of nature meet modern technology and scientific insights."

Apr–20"This Is All a Dream We Dreamed" by Blair Jackson & David Gans (2015)
An oral history of the Grateful Dead.

Feb–20"Year of the Rabbit" by Tian Veasna (2019)
Intense graphic novel about a family living in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge reign.

Nov–19"Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End" by Atul Gawande (2014)

Sep–19"Fearless as Possible (Under the Circumstances)" by Denise Donlon (2016)
Denise Donlon is a Canadian business executive, television producer, author, public speaker, host, and member of the Order of Canada.

Jun–19"The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism" by Max Weber (1905)
A historical discussion, written in 1905, on the relationship between the ethics of ascetic Protestantism and the emergence of the spirit of modern Capitalism.

May–19"Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson (2011)
Steve Jobs (Feb. 24 1955-Oct. 5 2011)

Feb–19"City in colour: rediscovered stories of Victoria's multicultural past" by May Q. Wong (2018)

Oct–18"Herbie Hancock: Possibilities" by Herbie Hancock and Lisa Dickey (2014)
‘I'd finally figured out how to turn my obstacle into an opportunity, which opened up a whole new world of possibility.’

Oct–18"Been So Long: My Life and Music" by Jorma Kaukonen (2018)
‘Finns are a stoic lot.’

Sep–18"Origin Story: A Big History of Everything" by David Christian (2018)
‘What will the Earth look like in two thousand years?’,  ‘Will human beings achieve a sustainable relationship with the biosphere?’

Aug–18"Mother American Night: My Life in Crazy Times" by John Perry Barlow (2018)

Jul–18"Paul Simon: The Life" by Robert Hilburn (2018)

Jul–18"The Life of Yogananda" by Philip Goldberg (2018)
Paramahansa Yogananda (5 January 1893 – 7 March 1952)

Jul–18"Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff" by Michael Nesmith (2017)

Jul–18"The Imitation of Christ" by Thomas A' Kempis (1427)

Jun–18"Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968" by Ryan H. Walsh (2018)

May–18"From Lone Mountain" by John Porcellino (2018)

May–18"The Untethered Soul" by Michael A. Singer (2007)

May–18"All the Money in the World" by John Pearson (2017)

Apr–18"The Confessions of Saint Augustine" by St. Augustine of Hippo (400)

Mar–18"A Legacy of Spies" by John Le Carre (2017)

Feb–18"Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars" by David Hepworth (2017)

Jan–18"Spy of the First Person" by Sam Shepard (2017)

Jan–18"What Is It All but Luminous" by Art Garfunkel (2017)

Jan–18"Seduced by Mrs. Robinson" by Beverly Gray (2017)

Jan–18"Petty: The Biography" by Warren Zanes (2015)

Dec–17"Tales from the Tao: The Wisdom of the Taoist Masters" by Solala Towler (2017)

Dec–17"Understanding the Messages of Your Body" by Jean-Pierre Barral (2007)

Dec–17"The Stranger in the Woods" by Michael Finkel (2017)

Oct–17"Lightfoot" by Nicholas Jennings (2017)

Oct–17"Runnin' Down a Dream: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers" by Tom Petty (2007)

Oct–17"The Hidden Life of Trees" by Peter Wholleben (2015)

Sep–17"Moby-Dick" by Herman Melville (1851)

Aug–17"Uncomfortably Happily" by Yeon-Sik Hong (2017)

Aug–17"Bob Dylan: A Spiritual Life" by Scott M Marshall (2017)

May–17"The Jesus Sutras: Rediscovering the Lost Scolls of Taoist Christianity" by Martin Palmer (2001)

Apr–17"William Lyon Mackenzie King: A life guided by the hand of destiny" by Allan Levine (2011)

Mar–17"Weapons of Math Destruction: How big data increases inequality" by Cathy O'Neil (2016)

Feb–17"George Harrison: Behind the Locked Door" by Graeme Thomson (2015)